Origin: Cape Verde Period: Traditional
Cachupinha is a traditional Cape Verdean recipe for a classic stew of corn kernels with smoked sausage squash and broad (fava) beans in a tomato-based sauce. The full recipe is presented here and I hope you enjoy this classic Cape Verdean version of: Cachupinha.
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- corn kernels from 5 fresh corn cobs
- 100g smoked sausage
- 1/4 fresh squash, sliced
- 225g broad (fava) beans
- 2 ripe tomatoes, chopped
- 2 tablespoon olive oil
- 6 crushed peppercorns
- 1 bunch coriander, chopped
- 1 large onion, sliced
Add the corn kernels into a pan. Meanwhile gently fry the onion, sausage and peppercorns in the olive oil.
Add to the sweetcorn along with all the remaining ingredients and cover with water.
Bring to a boil then reduce the heat and simmer for about 30 minutes, or until the vegetables have softened. Season with salt, sprinkle with chopped coriander.